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Kyle Smith (Twitter: @rkylesmith) is critic-at-large for National Review, theater critic for The New Criterion and the author of the novels Love Monkey and A Christmas Caroline. Type a title in the box above to locate a review.

Buy Love Monkey for $4! "Hilarious"--Maslin, NY Times. "Exceedingly readable and wickedly funny romantic comedy"--S.F. Chronicle. "Loud and brash, a helluva lot of fun"--Entertainment Weekly. "Engaging romp, laugh-out-loud funny"-CNN. "Shrewd, self-deprecating, oh-so-witty. Smith's ruthless humor knows no bounds"--NPR

Buy A Christmas Caroline for $10! "for those who prefer their sentimentality seasoned with a dash of cynical wit. A quick, enjoyable read...straight out of Devil Wears Prada"--The Wall Street Journal

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    Review: “Lady Bird”

    By kyle | October 16, 2017

    It has nothing to do with President Johnson’s wife; instead it’s more of a “Rushmore”-style teen coming of age comedy, and one of the best films of the year. My review.

    Topics: Movies | 1 Comment »

    One Response to “Review: “Lady Bird””

    1. kishke Says:
      October 18th, 2017 at 12:07 am

      Excellent review. Makes me long to see the movie.